Eliot Schrefer is a New York Times bestselling author, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award. He is also the author of two novels for adults and four other novels for children and young adults. His books have been named to several NPR "best of the year" list, the ALA Best Fiction for Young Adult list, and the Chicago Public Library's Best of the Books list. His work has also been selected to the Amelia Bloomer List, recognizing best feminist books for young readers. He lives in New York City, where he reviews books for USA Today.